Lesson plan activities are inspired by artwork in your collection at the Brooks and special exhibitions, include TN State learning standards by grade level, and encourage students to build connections between visual art, language arts, social studies, and science among other disciplines.
This program is offered free of charge.
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February 11: Ceramic Love
Learn about ceramic masterpieces in the Brooks’ collection, including instructions for creating a pinch-pot heart perfect for gifting to your favorite valentine.
March 11: Powerful Portraits
Use powerful portraits in the Brooks’ collection to inspire creativity and critical thinking.
April 8: L’Affichomania
This special exhibition features approximately 50 posters made by innovative French artists during a time of peace and prosperity in French history called the Belle Époque (Beautiful Age).
Project time: 15-20 minutes + two days to dry before decorating
Ruler or Measuring tape
Magazines, catalogs, old coupons, paper grocery bags, etc.
Pencil, pen, or marker
Glue stick or fabric glue
Yarn, rope, or leftover fabric